FOOTBALL CAMP AT NOKOMIS REGIONAL HIGH: Football Camp at Nokomis Regional High will be Monday, July 28th through Thursday, July 31st. Grades three through six will play from 6:30 to 8:30 PM and grades seven through twelve with play from 5 to 6:30 PM. A KFC dinner will be available on the last night of camp for all players and family members who purchase a ticket in advance. Tickets are $8 for a complete meal. Tickets will also be available for sale at Muffler King in Newport.
BICYCLE PEDESTRIAN OPEN FORUM: An informal forum will be held on Wednesday, July 30th at 6 PM in the Pittsfield Municipal Building Council Chambers at 112 Somerset Avenue to discuss the importance of a plan for the Town, how a plan is compiled, and how citizens and businesses can assist. The Town is fortunate that the Kennebec Valley Council of Governments (KVCOG) has staff available to assist in exploring a bicycle pedestrian plan for the community. Community Planner Joel Greenwood will lead an informal discussion on this subject. The Town received Safe Routes to School Grants for new sidewalks and has utilized all available funding to put together sidewalk projects on Somerset Avenue to be completed this summer. To proceed forward with any future improvements, we need to organize priorities, develop a potential plan and locate funding sources. Come learn, help and get involved. For more information, contact Kathryn Ruth, Town Manager at the Pittsfield Town Office, 487-3136.
BENEFIT YARD AND BAKE SALE: CM Almy employees will be having a benefit yard and bake sale for one of their own, who is battling cancer. The sale will be held on Saturday, July 26th from 9 AM to 3 PM. There will be something for everyone. Hot dogs will be available for sale from 11:30 AM until they are sold out. CM Almy is located at 133 Ruth Street in Pittsfield.
COUNTRY MUSIC BENEFIT SHOW: There will be a country music benefit show at the St. Albans Town Hall on Sunday, July 27th from 1 to 5 PM. The show will feature Hall of Famers Marlene Carpenter, Fred Thompson, Chris Fyfe, and Bob Elston. Also performing are Burt Hopler, John Whitman, Jeff Clark, Kathy and Buzzy Vanadestine and Pard Higgins. There is a suggested donation of $10. A 50/50 raffle will be held and food will be available. Proceeds will benefit Glenn Curless Clark. Clark hasn’t been able to work since February due to chronic pancreatic and needs more surgery. The Town Hall is located at 7 Water Street in St. Albans.
YARD SALE MAPS FUNDRAISER: Maps of yard sale locations being held on Saturday, July 26th will be available all day at the Cambridge Grange Hall located at the intersection of Routes 150 and 152. The Grange needs to finish the restoration project, and the proceeds from donations to be on the map will go toward that. There are a very limited number of cook books, postcards of the beautiful hand-painted stage curtain, some souvenir commemoratives, and a square nail from the original windows attached to a brief written history of this Grange. Browse the sales, have lunch, and help a community service organization at the same time. For more information, call Larry or Irene at 277-4671.
BERRY WORKSHOP: The Abbott Memorial Library and Dexter Dover Area Towns in Transition will present a gardening workshop on raspberries and blueberries on Saturday, July 26th at 10 AM. Beth Ranagan of Sangerville, with over a decade of growing both types of berries, will conduct the workshop. The program will focus on selection of berry varieties, location, soil requirements, planting, pruning and pests. There is no charge for the program, but donations to DDATT would be appreciated. For more information, call 924-7292. The Abbott Memorial Library is located at 1 Church Street in Dexter.
GOLF SCRAMBLE: The Dexter Sunrise Kiwanis Club is holding a golf scramble on Sunday, August 10th at Dexter Municipal Golf Course at 35 Sunrise Avenue. The event is open to all golfers. There will be two shotgun starting times, the first one at 8 AM and the second at 1 PM. The entry fee is $30 per person. Players may purchase up to two mulligan shots at $2 each. There will be prizes for gross and net, as well as closest to the pin. Lunch is included in the entry fee. Register by calling the golf club at 924-6477. Cart reservations are recommended. Funds from the event will benefit local Kiwanis charities such as the Pre-School Children's Reading Program, the Bike Safety Rodeo, Citizenship Awards, the Christmas Food Boxes, and much more. For further information, call Lois Field at 924-7309 or email
DRIVE THRU CHICKEN BARBECUE: A drive thru chicken barbecue will be held in the parking lot at Unity Union United Methodist Church on Saturday, July 26th at 11:30 AM until everything is gone. The meal will be complete with a half chicken, potato salad, coleslaw, dinner roll, dessert and a beverage. A side of baked beans will be offered and the option to eat inside is available. The Church is located on the corner of Main and Depot Streets in Unity.
DAYCARE PUBLIC FORUM: The CA Dean Hospital Auxiliary is having a daycare public forum on Thursday, July 24th from 6 to 8 PM at the Greenville Town Office Meeting Hall. If you are having trouble finding daycare, losing employees due to lack of daycare, potential employees unable to accept due to lack of daycare, thinking of starting a daycare, have business experience that might help someone open a daycare, or if you have any ideas for solutions to the daycare crisis please join for a public discussion on the daycare situation in Greenville. The Town Hall is Located at 7 Minden Street in Greenville. For more information, call Amanda at 280-0299.
WARRIOR PRIDE GOLF CLASSIC: Warrior Pride Golf Classic will be held on Saturday, August 9th at the Palmyra Golf Course. The event will begin with a shotgun start at 10 AM, registration starts at 8:30 AM, please be prompt. The event is a four person scramble consisting of 36 teams. The cost is $75 per person or $300 per team. The fee includes 18 holes of golf with a cart, and a meal during the round. Hartley’s will be giving away a car for a hole in 1 on hole number 8.
The deadline for registration is Friday, August 1st. Respond immediately, they anticipate the field filling early and there is only room for 36 teams. Registration forms are available at Nokomis Regional High. Make checks payable to Nokomis All Sports Boosters and send checks and registration forms to Mark Babin, Nokomis Regional High, 266 Williams Road, Newport, ME 04953.
Payment must accompany team registration. All proceeds go to the Nokomis All Sports Booters.
The Palmyra Golf Course is located at 147 Lang Hill Road in Palmyra. For more information, call 368-4354.
BENEFIT YARD SALE: St. Martin’s Episcopal Church members, families and friends will hold a benefit yard sale on Saturday, July 26th from 9 AM to 2 PM. Tables will be set up both inside and outside rain or shine. St. Martin’s Church is located on Main Street on Route 2 in Palmyra.
CHURCH YARD SALE: The Garland Community Baptist Church is having a yard sale on Saturday, July 26th from 9 AM to 3 PM at the Garland Fire Department Hall. There will be a good selection of items. The Fire Department Hall is located on Route 94 in Garland.
INSTRUCTIONAL BASKETBALL: Instructional Basketball for children in kindergarten through second grade will be available at the Corinna Elementary School on Saturday, July 26th from 9 AM to 12 PM. The cost is $20 per person. Corinna Elementary School is located at 42 Stetson Road in Corinna.
ANNUAL YARD SALE: The Night Drifters Snowmobile Club is having their Annual Yard Sale on Saturday, July 26th from 9 AM to 4 PM. The kitchen will be open from 11 AM to 3 PM. Barbecue chicken, potato salad, and macaroni salad will be available. Vendors are welcome. To reserve a table or for more information, call 355-5392.
FINN DANCE: Dance the traditional Finn dances to music led by Alexandra Conover Bennett on accordion on Saturday, July 26th. The event will be held from 7:30 to 10:30 PM at the Finn Hall on Route 15 in Monson. All ages are welcome and no partner is necessary. Desserts will be served. The cost is $8 per person; kids under twelve years old are free. For more information, call 997-3639. Mike Levinsky is offering free dance lessons earlier in the evening for those interested. Contact Mike at for details.